Severe thunderstorms with marble-sized hail broke out over parts of the central and southern Plains states on Tuesday, April 23. The storms even spawned this dramatic funnel cloud in Hastings, Nebraska, late in the afternoon. Credit: YouTube/Francis Lavigne-Thériault
Olympic star Michael Phelps ends his retirement and dives back into the pool, without "signing any contracts" but says "I'm doing this because I want to." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Apple wows the street with a 7-for-1 stock split that overshadowed a plunge in iPad sales. Meanwhile, Facebook easily beat forecasts but a slowing growth rate for active sign ups could be a problem for the high-flying stock. Conway G. Gittens reports.
10 Rather Unusual Prisons
Some provide inmates with luxury 5-star accommodation others are lawless ghettos but all 10 of these prisons are rather unusual.
Music = Swamp Stomp by Barrie Gledden